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Mariinsky Ballet: PaquitaThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 8 – 13 Paquita is a glittering showcase of classical technique, dazzling tutus, and non-stop virtuosic turns.
REMIX: The Future is FemaleSmithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Sep 26 This happy hour event is all about music, art and women celebrating women.
1 Henry IVFolger Theatre
Sep. 21 – Oct. 13 Honor is a two-edged sword.
Sep. 21 – 29 To kick off the 30th Anniversary season, Signature Theatre produces its 30th Sondheim musical with the daring and darkly funny Tony Award®-winning musical of the twisted American Dream.
David SedarisThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 15 Award-winning humor writer and master of satire David Sedaris returns to the Kennedy Center.
Whose Live Anyway?Strathmore
Sat. Oct 12 An evening of hilarious improvised comedy and song based on audience suggestions
Emmy BlotnickAMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22 Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.
Escaped AloneSignature Theatre
Sep. 24 – Nov. 3 Caryl Churchill's (Cloud 9, Top Girls) electrifying Signature debut is a caustically funny and surreal afternoon of tea and calamity.
Tue. Sep 24 Grammy-winner Lucinda Williams performs the album Car Wheels On A Gravel Road in its entirety,
An Evening with Audra McDonaldCenter for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Sep 28 McDonald performs her trademark mix of hits from Broadway and the Great American Songbook.
The REACH Opening FestivalThe Kennedy Center
Thru Sep. 22 Two weeks of FREE performances & activities celebrating the expansion of The Kennedy Center campus called the REACH.
Tue. Oct 15 LaMontagne returns to the stage on his Just Passing Through acoustic tour.
Washington Performing Arts: Chick Corea TrilogyStrathmore
Wed. Oct 30
India.Arie: The Worthy TourStrathmore
Fri. Oct 11
DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletXThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26
Broadway Center Stage: FootlooseThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 9 – 13
A Towering Task: The Story of the Peace CorpsNational Archives
Wed. Sep 25
Washington Performing Arts: Drew PetersenThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 19
Kid Prince and PabloThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 19 – Nov. 3
Washington Performing Arts: Spektral QuartetThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 29
LadamaCenter for the Arts at George Mason University
Fri. Oct 4
Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent MythNational Archives
Tue. Sep 24
NemrThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 5
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021